Sep 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
center atop a 747 today for a nationwide tour ending in los angeles, but weather has postponed the flight at least until tomorrow. low flyovers are still being planned along cape canaveral and nasa facilities from mississippi all the way here to the bay area. "endeavour" is expected to fly over the golden gate bridge, and nasa ames mountain view on thursday before heading to its final home at the california science center in los angeles. >>> okay. back in a minute with a big secret of "50 shades." stay with us. >>> some lights on "50 shade." the author of the best-selling and very steamy romance novel admits the scenes that play out between christian gray and anastacia steel are her fantasies. it has sold more than 30 million copies, and a movie is now in the works. >> i haven't read it yet. i've downloaded it, but i have not read it. >> it's very popular on tablets because you can't see what people are reading. and people are embarrassed about reading it. >> i don't know what the whole thing is about. >> oh my goodness! >> i'm kidding. i've heard a little bit. >> i'll give you a cliff no
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
tv audiences in los angeles glued to their sets. this happened this morning, unfolded on live tv. it also led to the suspects' capture. for 20 minutes this black volvo drove in circles throughout that neighborhood southwest of downtown l.a., literally tossing cash, so often that residents ran out of their homes hoping to cash. in the streets grew more crowded with cars and people, and eventually, you see that volvo turned into a bottleneck, forcing it to stop. police immediately hustled the two men, put them in the patrol car as the crowd closed in. there was a lot of close calls, but thankfully, no one was hurt. police say they found a gun and a knife in the car. no word yet on what happens to the money picked up by all those people. >> i think police want it bam. >> they'll be knocking on the doors. we'll be back in a moment. >>> let's get a look at what is coming up on nbc bay area. >> jessica aguirre is in the newsroom with the rundown. >> good evening, raj and janelle. up next, more on the embassy attacks in libya. plus, a look at a new program designed to get more men into
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in los angeles. no homes are threatened as of now. about 100 firefighters are on the scene. the getty center is a $1.3 billion art museum. you see some pretty dramatic image there's. the 405 freeway usually on a freeway at 5:00 is crowded there. there are some earlier reports that the freeway might be shut down at some point. this hour we'll continue the monitor the story as it warrants. >> reporter: a nonprofit school in menlo park is scrambling to recover after a fire destroyed one of its buildings. nbc bay area has learned that beechwood school did not have an automated alarm or sprinkler system, and that's legal. stephanie, this is just one school. how many others might will b like this around the bay area? >> reporter: oh, raj, countless. that's the exact point of fire officials we spoke with today in menlo park. you can see crews from early this morning started removing the debris. now it's just a patch of dirt. beechwood is not publicly funded so, the manual fire alarms are legal. but they studied this issue intensely and recommended converting all of the schools from manual to
Sep 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
day one of c went in los angeles. >>> one of the season's most fantastic finishes at the coliseum. the latest on the as quest for the postseason. you're not going to believe this one. this is a lot of food for 4 bucks. yeah... think they made a mistake? i don't know - maybe. the fried cheese melt is back for just 4 bucks. 1 of 4 big 4-dollar meals on the 2-4-6-8 value menu. only at denny's. open all night. >>> in the race for the white house, the vice presidential candidates had a bit of a debate of their own today on the economy. nbc bay area's brian mooar has the latest. >> days before the first vice presidential debate mitt romney is hammering the president on foreign policy. >> when president obama was asked about the recent disruption and chaos and violence in the middle east, he said that these were merely bumps in the road. >> thanks. >> bumps in the road also describes what the romney campaign has been unable to avoid in recent weeks. costly distractions, and discouraging poll numbers are upstaging the republican message. >> look at what president obama did on the budget.